Monthly Archives: December 2015

Amazing chart on the rise & fall of civilisations

I don’t normally post short little blog posts but I thought I would make an exception for this.  I’ve been studying it on and off for several months and it is one of the most fascinating charts that I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Top 10 Best TV Shows of 2015

It’s nearly the end of the year so I thought I would write a brief review on my favourite TV shows of 2015.  It was hard to limit the choice to just 10 of the best but here goes! Humans … Continue reading

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The Turner Prize Vs The Turnip Prize or Is Modern Art Pants?

This week sees one of the most eagerly awaited annual awards for contemporary art and what’s even better The Turner Prize too. The Turner Prize of course is one of the worlds most vaunted awards for contemporary art.  The Turner … Continue reading

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The history of Father Christmas & Santa Claus

I’m not really into the modern Christmas, I’m much more into the original meaning of Christmas.  However that’s not to say I’m not interested in the traditions of Father Christmas it’s just that I am into the more original meanings … Continue reading

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War In Syria, Peace In The Middle-East

This week the U.K. voted to go to war against the terrorists in Syria.  It doesn’t seem to be a popular cause in the U.K. or perhaps it is simply that its opponents are more vocal as it is hard … Continue reading

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20 of the greatest speeches of all time

I’ve always been interested in speeches and it always seems interesting how easy it is to pick out those that are naturally gifted orators with those who merely give it their best shot. Last night much if the U.K wS … Continue reading

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Me on the BBC! (How To Get Rich Using Airbnb)

Forgetting the dreadful grammar though rather catchy title of this particular blog, I thought that I would share a recent interview appearance I made on the national BBC radio network over here. Whilst I was on holiday in Croatia two … Continue reading

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